Head of Thematic Investment Strategy
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Heads the Thematic Investing Strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. The global strategy team works to implement the enterprise-wide "A Transforming World" framework (earth, government, innovation, markets, people). This includes addressing thematic issues both from opportunity and risk perspectives - including education, energy efficiency, extreme weather and climate change, longevity, obesity and health & wellness, safety & security, waste, and water - as well as via screening tools such as the Global Megatrend Primer Picks, Stylish Themes, CO2 Screener, geographic risk, and ESG & Thematic Consensus models. Sarbjit also sits on Merrill Lynch Global Wealth & Investment Management's (GWIM) Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Core Council, and the Diversity & Inclusion Council for EMEA. The team has been consistently well ranked, and Sarbjit has been the number one ranked SRI Analyst in the Extel survey for the last six years. Prior to joining BofA Merrill Lynch in 2010, he was Head of Thematic Investing at Societe Generale and Credit-Mutuel-CIC, and held positions at Vigeo, the International Council on Human Rights Policy, and Pensions Investment Research Consultants.